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Brett Goldberg

Playwright - Screenwriter

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Brett Goldberg is a New York City-based playwright and screenwriter. He is a graduate of the MFA Playwriting program at the Actors Studio Drama School, and an alum of Colgate University, where he graduated with High Honors in English and received the school's Lasher Prize for Distinction in Creative Writing. His work has been seen at The Barrow Group, Ensemble Atria, Permafrost Theatre Collective, and Colgate University. Brett has studied improv at UCB, and is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild.

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Fraternity (5M, 1F)

In this dark comedy, Lucius is about to become a brother of his school's esteemed fraternity. Will he be able to overcome the unconventional barriers to gain entry?

One Acts

North Carolina (1M, 1F)

NYC PREMIERE OCT. 20-23, 2021


Zane's been supplying his best friend's girlfriend (Jill) with Xanax for the last three years. Today is their first meeting in six months, and supposedly the day Jill's boyfriend is coming home. This play showcases the flawed nature of human connection, and the lengths we go to to attain comfort.

Workshopped at Ensemble Atria, June 2018

Tornado (2M)

A freak accident committed by Adam has left his best friend Justin paralyzed for six years. Adam's finally gotten tired of playing caretaker, and is ready to break Justin's heart one last time.

Workshopped at Ensemble Atria, June 2018

Megan (1M, 1F)

Alex has been keeping Rover captive for two weeks now. Or has it been that long? Has Rover missed the birth of his daughter? What is real and what isn't?

Ten Minute Plays

Kim and Rachel (2F)

Rachel was working the register at CVS when she caught Kim shoplifting. Now, somehow, they meet again at an open house where Kim's the realtor. A play about fate and second chances.

Staged Reading at The Barrow Group, March 2018

Strapped In (1M, 1F)

Recently out of a relationship, Bryan reluctantly agrees to go on a date with Steph. BUT! At this cafe, both characters are strapped into their chairs, and it turns out Steph did have a date just before this one.

Workshopped at The Barrow Group, October 2017

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